Longhorns Set to Hold Stacked Camp

Five players to watch at Texas's first camp on Sunday.

1) Lorenzo Joe, WR, Abilene Cooper

Joe is already committed to the Longhorns, but he plays quarterback at Cooper. This will be not only one of the few times to see him work at wide receiver, but with a defensive back field that includes some of Texas's elite targets like Jamal Adams, John Bonney and Arrion Springs, it's a chance to see him work against some of the best defensive backs that the Class of 2014 has to offer.

2) Jarrett Stidham, QB, Stephenville

Some in-state classes have a No. 1 quarterback who emerges extremely early on in the process. That hasn't been true for 2015, and some feel that Stidham could wind up being the best of a fairly deep crop. Only one problem: he's only thrown three varsity passes. Stidham played wide receiver last year, and he was a darned good one, racking up more than 800 yards and 11 touchdowns. Sunday, he'll get a chance to prove himself at a new position and try to earn a Texas scholarship offer. He already has offers from Baylor and Texas Tech.

3) Aaron Sharp, QB, Humble Summer Creek

Texas offered Sharp this week before he was set to come into camp. But the offer was as an athlete, and Sharp was told that the coaches wanted to see him throw at camp. The Longhorns have looked at taking a second quarterback in 2014, and Sharp will have a chance to earn that spot with a strong performance throwing the ball.

4) Breylin Mitchell, DE, Round Rock

Mitchell doesn't have a Texas offer just yet, but he projects to be one of the top defensive ends in the 2015 in-state class. He's already pretty mature from a body standpoint, and on Sunday, he'll have a chance to go up against guys like Texas commitment Maea Teuhema, and he'll be working with a defensive end group that includes Derick Roberson, Sione Teuhema and Jake McMillon. If there's time for Mitchell to show he's ready, it's now.

5) Anthony Jones, TE, New Orleans (La.) Edna Karr

Texas doesn't have any offers out to any 2014 tight ends, despite a glaring need at the position. Enter Jones who, like Stidham, hasn't had a chance to prove himself on Friday nights yet. A strong camp performance could earn Jones a Texas offer, and could give the Longhorns a legitimate target at the position for the first time in this class. Jones is an excellent athlete at 6-5 220, and he'd be a nice fit with Texas looking to run more spread sets.

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